Psychologist PhD - Hematology and Oncology
The Hospital for Sick Children
We are currently looking for a Psychologist to join the department of Psychology to assess and diagnose cognitive, behavioural, and social-emotional problems associated with hematology and oncology conditions and their treatments. The Psychologist will work primarily with school-age children, adolescents, and families followed in the division of Hematology/Oncology.
Here’s What You’ll Get To Do
- Design and carry out consultations and screening, targeted or comprehensive assessments in order to relate current cognitive, academic, and social-emotional functioning to a child’s medical and neurodevelopmental history and treatments.
- Write reports with recommendations.
- Provide feedback to families and clinic teams.
- Provide consultation to school teams, rehabilitation providers, and other health and educational professionals.
- Complement and extend the health care team's ability to meet the psychosocial needs of the child and family.
- Work collaboratively as a member of the health care team.
- Actively engage in clinical research being conducted, program development and quality initiatives.
- Integrate research and practice.
- Clinical triage and waitlist monitoring and management.
- Supervise trainees.
Here’s What You’ll Need
- A Ph.D. in Clinical or Neuropsychology from a CPA or APA accredited program or equivalent.
- Post-doctoral training in Neuropsychology.
- Registration/eligible for registration with the College of Psychologists of Ontario, with Neuropsychology with children/adolescents as a declared area of competency.
- Training in the scientist/clinician model of care.
- Excellent problem-solving, time management, written, and oral communication skills.
- Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.
- Proficiency in psychological assessment and diagnosis of children age 4-18, with developmental and medical conditions.
- Proficiency with interviewing and educating families.
- Evidence-based care and practice.
- Initiative and passion to integrate research and clinical practice.
Here’s What You’ll Love:
- This position is eligible for employee benefits coverage; including but not limited to, health, dental, insurance and pension. The full benefits offered will be discussed at the time of position offer.
- A focus on employee wellness with our new Staff Health and Well-being Strategy. Self-care helps us support others.
- A hospital that welcomes and focuses on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.
- The opportunity to make an impact. Regardless of your role or professional interest, you will be making a difference at SickKids and contributing to our vision of Healthier Children. A Better World.
37.5 hour work week (1.0 FTE)
3 year contract with full benefits
On-Site Work Model